WHAT ABOUT THE KIDS?

AIDS STRIKES THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN IN THE U.S., BUT THEY DON'T ALWAYS GET THE LATEST TREATMENT

Actor and director Paul Glaser has faced bad news before. Eleven years ago, he and his wife Elizabeth learned that she had been infected with HIV during a blood transfusion and had unknowingly passed the infection on to their two children, Ariel and Jake. Since then both Glaser's wife and his daughter have died. So he wasn't altogether surprised when doctors told him in November that the levels of HIV in Jake's blood had started to climb--a sign that the 12-year-old's immune system was beginning to fail. But neither was Glaser totally prepared for what happened next.

Jake's doctors wanted to...

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